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We’re committed to a better way of life for children and young adults with special health care needs.

Children and young adults with special health care needs deserve a unique kind of attention and a level of comprehensive care that helps to make their lives as fulfilling as possible. That’s the commitment you’ll find with Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN). Our innovative care management plan coordinates health, social, and education services for the pediatric Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and SSI-eligible populations of Washington, DC.

HSCSN is a dedicated District of Columbia Medicaid health plan that coordinates all aspects of physical, mental, behavioral, and developmental care and services for its members, utilizing our network of more than 2,000 providers.

Exclusively focused on children and young adults with special health care needs up to age 26, our plan is impressively comprehensive. Our dedicated, caring staff of health care professionals is genuinely committed to helping our members and their families reach their full potential. We invite you to explore our website to learn how we may better serve you and your child.

Transportation Services

For transportation to all medical appointments,
please call 1-866-991-5433.




Need to find a primary care physician, specialist, hospital or health center? Use our Provider Search.

Congress Heights Life Skills Center
Congress Heights Life Skills Center has relocated to The HSC Pediatric Center and is operating from that location full time. The Life Skills Center is a behavior health clinic that is a collaboration between HSCSN and Urban Behavioral Associates. This move is being made on a temporary basis until a more permanent location can be identified. Services provided to members will not change. To contact the Life Skills Center, please call (202) 971-4051.

Notice for Providers – New CME
HSCSN announces a new continuing medical education course, “Health Care Transition for Adolescents and Young Adults,” also sponsored by the National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health and the District’s Department of Health. Visit to complete the free course.

Keep Your Benefits!
Is this the month you lose Medicaid eligibility? If so, you will not be able to take your child to the doctor, get medicine your child needs, or use transportation services. HSCSN can help. Call us Monday through Friday
at (202) 467-2737.